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Rowdies sign midfielder Leo Fernandes as roster rounds into shape

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The roster of the Tampa Bay Rowdies continues to take shape. On Wednesday, the team added midfielder Leo Fernandes, 25. Fernades spent last season with the Philadelphia Union of the MLS, but has been on load several times, including stays with the New York Cosmos. While with the Cosmos that season, Fernandes was selected as the North American Soccer League’s Young Player of the Year. That season, he played in 28 matches for the Cosmos, scoring eight goals and tallying…

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Rowdies add another midfielder in Victor ‘P.C.’ Giro

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The Tampa Bay Rowdies, it seems, are never quite finished with their roster. The Rowdies have acquired midfielder Victor Giro from the Fort Lauderdale Strikers, adding to their impressive group of midfielders. His contract runs through the season with an option for 2017. Giro, 22 and known exclusively as “PC,” had been with the Strikers since the start of the 2015 season. He originally joined the Strikers on loan from Brazilian powerhouse Corinthians. “PC is a fantastic addition to our…

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